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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Patenting In Technology Classes,
Breakout By Organization

Count of 2010 - 2014 Utility Patent Grants,
By Calendar Year of Grant
With Patent Counts Based on Primary Patent Classification

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of Organizations Receiving 5 or More Utility Patents During the Period
Having Primary Classification In

Class 005, Beds

( technology class is determined by the primary classification assigned to the patent- see 'Explanation of Data' )
( patent ownership is determined by the first-named assignee listed on a patent )

The following table displays first-named assignees and counts of their associated patents, as distributed by the year of patent grant.
First-Named Assignee 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 162 144 155 174 203 838
HILL-ROM SERVICES, INC. 30 32 31 38 36 167
STRYKER CORPORATION 10 10 9 8 14 51
L&P PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY 2 5 7 11 8 33
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 5 3 3 3 7 21
WONDERLAND NURSERY GOODS CO., LTD. 2 6 4 1 7 20
DREAMWELL, LTD. 4 2 5 2 6 19
ZINUS INC. 3 3 5 4 3 18
ALLEN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 1 2 4 2 3 12
FERNO-WASHINGTON INC. 2 2 4 1 3 12
GRACO CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS, INC. 1 2 4 2 2 11
REGALO INTERNATIONAL, LLC 2 3 1 3 2 11
MAQUET GMBH 6 2 2 0 0 10
HUNTLEIGH TECHNOLOGY LIMITED 1 3 1 2 2 9
SEALY TECHNOLOGY LLC 4 2 1 1 1 9
THE BOPPY COMPANY 3 0 1 3 2 9
CONMEDISYS, INC. 1 2 4 1 0 8
FINGER LAKES INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, LLC 3 3 0 0 2 8
GENTHERM INCORPORATED 0 0 1 3 4 8
HILL-ROM INDUSTRIES, S.A. 3 1 2 2 0 8
KCI LICENSING, INC. 5 3 0 0 0 8
THORLEY INDUSTRIES, LLC 2 1 1 1 3 8
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 1 1 3 0 2 7
HILL-ROM S.A.S. 4 0 1 2 0 7
INVACARE CORPORATION 0 1 3 1 2 7
JOERNS HEALTHCARE, INC. 0 2 2 2 1 7
PACIFIC COAST FEATHER COMPANY 2 1 1 2 1 7
PARAMOUNT BED CO., LTD. 1 3 1 2 0 7
ANODYNE MEDICAL DEVICE, INC. 3 1 0 0 2 6
BEDLAB, LLC 2 2 1 1 0 6
KOLCRAFT ENTERPRISES, INC. 1 1 1 2 1 6
KREG MEDICAL, INC. 2 2 0 1 1 6
MARTIN MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LLC 2 0 0 2 2 6
MATTEL INC. 0 2 1 3 0 6
PIEDMONT GLOBAL SOLUTIONS, INC. 1 2 3 0 0 6
TEMPUR-PEDIC MANAGEMENT, LLC 2 0 0 1 3 6
AMERIGON, INC. 0 3 2 0 0 5
EARTHLITE MASSAGE TABLES INC. 2 2 0 1 0 5
GAYMAR INDUSTRIES, INC. 4 1 0 0 0 5
GF HEALTH PRODUCTS, INC. 1 0 1 2 1 5
KIDS II, INC. 1 1 2 0 1 5
MEDIGLIDER CORP. 0 0 1 3 1 5
MEDLINE INDUSTRIES, INC. 2 1 0 2 0 5
RUOEY LUNG ENTERPRISE CORP. 0 0 2 3 0 5
STJERNFJADRAR AB 1 1 2 0 1 5



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